Online MBA From Widener University

Prosper in Business. Prepare to Lead. At Your Own Speed.

  • AACSB accredited
  • 100% online course delivery
  • Complete in 18–24 months
  • 33 credit hours
  • Total estimated tuition: $34,122
  • Choose from three course tracks: General, Health Care Management, or Business Process Management

Find long-term success in a business leadership role with the online Master of Business Administration program from Widener University.

Are you an aspiring business leader? At Widener, you’ll develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to succeed in today’s business environment. When you complete the program, you’ll be ready to lead your team and organization to superior financial and strategic performance, while also achieving personal and professional growth and career success.

Earn an AACSB-Accredited Degree

Less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide earn this accreditation

Widener University’s online MBA degree is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the longest-standing, most recognized form of professional accreditation that an institution and its business programs can earn. Recognition from the AACSB places Widener University in the top one-third of business schools in both the U.S. and Europe.

Show employers that you take your career seriously and that you’re a member of an elite group of graduates from this rigorous, AACSB-accredited business program.

Ignite Your Leadership Potential

Students in this online MBA degree will gain essential business leadership skills. You will learn to innovate processes, strengthen the performance of your team, improve your organization’s financial returns, and create real sustainable growth. Graduates will be ready to:

  • Develop creative, responsible, and ethical business strategies and measure their impact on performance
  • Create and lead innovative approaches to business issues
  • Recognize the interaction and interdependence of management, economics, politics, and social responsibility
  • Address situations with the cross-functional perspective needed in today’s organizations

Plus, you will experience career and professional development workshops taught by leadership coaches. These workshops cover topics like ethics, interviewing, and negotiation, so you’ll be prepared for today’s competitive and evolving business environment.

Learn more about these professional development workshops.

Choose Your Path with Three Course Tracks

At Widener, you can tailor your online MBA curriculum to meet your career goals. Start by building a solid foundation with core business courses, then shape your program with electives to get a strong competitive edge. Review the three course tracks and consider which is the best choice for you.

General Master of Business Administration

As a general track MBA student, you will prepare for leadership and executive roles, including business operations manager, management analyst, and chief executive officer. You’ll choose three electives from the available general electives and the business process management concentration.

Our general electives will build your competence as a manager and leader, while our business process management electives focus on ways to improve and optimize procedures and processes to keep business current with the market and deliver desired results.

General Electives

MGT 622Developing Management Skills
MGT 625Management of Change
 And a third elective of your choice.

Learn more about the general track curriculum and additional elective options.

Business Process Management (BPM)

As one of the few business process management programs in the nation, and ranked in’s 10 Most Affordable Top-Ranked Online MBA Information Systems programs in 2016, our concentration prepares you to help organizations improve effectiveness and efficiency while keeping costs down.

You’ll study data design, change management, and process mapping skills that you need to excel in today’s ever-changing business environment. This concentration will also prepare you for the Certified Business Process Professional certification exam, governed by the Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP).

An MBA with a concentration in business process management will prepare you for in-demand roles like process analyst, quality assurance manager, and information systems designer. To learn more about this concentration, click here.

Business Process Management Courses

BPM 600Business Process Management: Modeling to Monitoring
BPM 620Business Process Strategy and Innovation
BPM 650Knowledge Management and Social BPM

Learn more about the business process management concentration curriculum.

Health Care Management (HCM)

As health care organizations face mounting pressures to deliver superior outcomes at lower costs, there is rising demand for qualified health care leaders who can deliver these results.

Ranked #9 on’s list of Best Online MBA Health Care Management programs, our HCM concentration prepares you to play a prominent managerial role in this vital and fast-growing industry. You’ll develop the leadership, critical thinking, technical, and interpersonal skills needed to run health care operations efficiently and effectively, while ensuring patients receive safe and high-quality care.

With an MBA in health care management, you will be ready to pursue positions like director of health information management, health care administrator, and health care services manager. To learn more about this concentration, click here.

HCM Concentration Courses

HCM 601Health Care Policy
HCM 661Community Health Management
MGT 622Developing Management Skills

Learn more about the health care management concentration curriculum.

Whether you are looking to take the next step in your career, lead a business with innovative processes, or succeed in the thriving field of health care, Widener University is your partner for an advanced and affordable education.

Accelerate Your Career at Your Own Pace

Our flexible online MBA program gives you the opportunity to learn at your own speed in the times and locations best for you. Semesters are 14 weeks long and consist of one, seven-week course at a time, so you'll take two courses each semester. For financial aid qualification, this is considered full-time enrollment, and you can graduate in as few as 18–24 months. Not only will you gain skills that can be immediately applied to your work, but you can earn your degree at a pace that fits your life, commitments, and goals.

Your Future with Widener University

At Widener, we build leaders. It’s our mission to engage, inspire, and contribute to the next generation of professional and civic innovators. Nationally recognized for our commitment to service leadership, we provide the advanced education you need to promote positive change within your field and your community.

As a student in our MBA program, you will fuel your leadership potential with a strong focus on civic engagement, comprehensive business administration foundation, and thriving areas of concentration.

Online MBA Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • 2.7 minimum GPA
  • GMAT: A minimum GMAT score of 450. A GMAT waiver may be available for those with a GPA of 3.3 or above, five years of relevant post-bachelor’s, work experience or a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution.

Take control of your future and emerge as a leader in your organization. Contact a program manager at 1-844-386-7321 or get more information about what an online MBA from Widener University can do for your career.

Dual Degree: Master of Jurisprudence in Corporate and Business Law / Master of Business Administration (MJ/MBA)
This unique dual master’s degree gives you a strategic advantage in corporate and business law, compliance, and administration. Click here.

Additional Program Offerings

In addition to the online MBA program, Widener offers this program on campus in Chester, Pennsylvania. Learn more.